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Samsung to sell first Tizen smartphone next year, report says

Tizen is an alternative Linux-based operating system seen as a more open platform that will rival Google's Android and Apple's iOS.

By Dec. 31, 2012

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Missile maker sees network hacked

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries factories that build guided missiles and rocket engines; submarines; and nuclear-power equipment have had their computer networks hacked, according to a report.

By Sep. 18, 2011

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iPhone and DoCoMo is a big deal in Japan

The likely introduction of the iPhone 5S and/or 5C by NTT DoCoMo is a hot topic in Japan.

By Sep. 7, 2013

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Magnetic, floating train can reach 310 mph

Japan has always been a leader in high-speed transport, and its latest prototype is no exception.

By Nov. 27, 2012

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A virus for cyberdefense? Japan has something cooking

Fujitsu is said to be working on an active-defense virus amid growing cyberattacks against Japan--which also has a law forbidding the creation of computer viruses.

By Jan. 4, 2012

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Sony to exit PC-use optical drives, say reports

Sony is getting out the optical disk business as it tries to restructure and shift to businesses that are more relevant to current device trends.

By Aug. 27, 2012

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Japan plans snail-paced space elevator for 2050

Hate slow elevators? Try taking a ride on one that travels 22,000 miles above Earth.

By Feb. 23, 2012

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How much will the Wii U cost?

We take a look at the past pricing schemes of Nintendo consoles, and ask our readers to help us guess the expected Wii U price point.

By Jun. 27, 2012

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Report: Toshiba to sell Blu-ray player

After losing the hard-fought battle for HD DVD, Toshiba may finally join the competition by offering its first Blu-ray player, a Japanese newspaper reports.

By Jul. 20, 2009

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Obama/Air Force One flight plan shows up on blog

As 9/11 memories loom large, Japan learns that an air traffic controller at Tokyo airport posted a detailed flight plan for Air Force One during President Obama's visit to Asia last November, report says. Controller apparently posted data simply to show his friends.

By Sep. 10, 2011